Science Teacher - Unqualified

Unqualified Teacher - South West London

Ref: 5198Monday 13 May 2024


START DATE: Immediate or September 2024    

CONTRACT TYPE: Long term to Permanent 

PAYE in line with Teacher Pay Scale - Outer London 


Are you a Science Teacher looking for a new opportunity in a specialised SEMH school?

Do you want to work in a setting where you can truly make a difference?

No QTS? Not a problem! Just bring your vibrant, engaging personality!


The role

I am looking for an enthusiastic, resilient individual who can teach Science to young people aged 9 – 16. This fantastic specialist school is based in Merton supports young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. All students have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) and therefore require a Science Teacher who can be adaptable to help support their education. The school adopt a therapeutic approach to teaching throughout their curriculum. This school are seeking a science teacher who can provide their students with a solid education that they may not otherwise have access to in a mainstream school.


The ideal Science Teacher

The ability to be adaptable, resilient and compassionate is key to working in a SEMH school. Although academic achievement is important, it is also important that you possess the skills to support the children through emotional distress. The successful candidate should be competent in teaching science. QTS isn’t essential however a great personality and confidence is! This s  Due to this being long term sickness cover, lesson plans have already been made.


What We Are looking for - Science Teacher

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Able to deliver core subjects
  • Ability to teach core subjects ideally with a Science specialism
  • Experience in teaching with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies
  • Positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication teaching background
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with vulnerable students
  • Experience working with disengaged teenagers is essential


Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our Science Teacher opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.



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